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Subject: Response: Run a PC on Solar power

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Date Posted: 12/21/05 3:39
Author Host/IP: 222-152-195-237.jetstream.xtra.co.nz/
In reply to: Eoghan Walsh 's message, "Run a PC on Solar power" on 12/20/05 17:23

Hi Eoghan,

If you email your contact details I would be happy to provide relevant information.



>I'm working in East Timor (6 degrees South of equator,
>tropical climate) and need to set up computers in the
>District Employment Centers. They do not have
>electricity during the day, but most days from 6 to 12
>I'm looking at the best method to have enough power to
>run a desktop PC (consumption ca. 65W?) for 4 to 8
>hours a day - be it using solar panels or accumulators
>or what ever. Can anyone give me advice on what area
>of solar panels I might need (we get LOTS of sun - in
>the dry season at least) and a ball park figure for
>what capital investment we would need to make (to the
>nearest $1,000) with solar panels, inverters,
>batteries etc.?
>Many Thanks

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